not allowed hotmail accounts?

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  1. chuck

    chuck Member

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    but it's the only email address i have, i get my internet through sky broadband and they don't have a e-mail service. is there no way the forum providers can just block new people from joining unless they have a subscription based email address? i don't think its very fair on the people like me who have been here a while without saying anything to cause offence. this is the only forum on the internet i know of that has such a high percentage of genuinely nice people on it and I'm glad that your trying to keep it this way but i don't think this is the way, people with subscription e-mails can just as easily be "undesirable" as those without.


    ::edit:: i just sent this ^ to tom and he said..

    "I wanted to block on new members but the software doesn't allow that. I am working on something that will hopefully help. We even had a post on here from a member offering email addresses to those who need it but in the loss of posts today I don't remember who it was.

    I will work with anyone to get past this."

    so we'll see what happens, as far as i can tell all nice members just have to keep nagging tom ;)
     
  2. jetlag

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    Exactly.
    I used to have an @ntlworld address, but after 6 years it ended up getting 250+ spam messages a day, and I had enough of sifting through them, so I got a new one.

    And I'm not going to go and sort out a new address just because some arseholes have caused a problem. Sorry, but I'd rather not post at all if this is what this place has come to.
    Thanks.
    All the best for the future to everyone. *raises glass of squash*

    Night x
     
  3. curveball429

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    I use the email I got when I bought a domain name. I set it up to redirect to my yahoo email.
     
  4. DisclaimeR

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    well, i guess this is it then...it was fun while it lasted... :cry:
     
  5. MatrixClaw

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    [quote author=jetlag link=topic=12298.msg161168#msg161168 date=1171405875]
    Exactly.
    I used to have an @ntlworld address, but after 6 years it ended up getting 250+ spam messages a day, and I had enough of sifting through them, so I got a new one.

    And I'm not going to go and sort out a new address just because some arseholes have caused a problem. Sorry, but I'd rather not post at all if this is what this place has come to.
    Thanks.
    All the best for the future to everyone. *raises glass of squash*

    Night x
    [/quote]

    I have the same problem. I use Cox, but I used to get at least 300 spam emails a day so I switched to gmail, now i get none and I like it a lot. I don't even remember the password to my account anymore or this wouldn't really be a problem :cry:
     
  6. EveryMn

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    Oh, well, we have until the 1st. Too bad I won't be around to post pics of the Who or Thorogood or my Classic when I get it.
     
  7. SG dan

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    ^^thqt sucks man.
     
  8. SG dan

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    seems like such a waste too becasue I been posting here for more than a year and then some jerkwads who dont want anything to do with this place come and ruin it.
     
  9. EveryMn

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    [quote author=SG dan link=topic=12298.msg161303#msg161303 date=1171428057]
    seems like such a waste too becasue I been posting here for more than a year and then some jerkwads who dont want anything to do with this place come and ruin it.
    [/quote]
    We'll just have to essentially pay for the place now it seems... or something. Huh huh huh, heh. I said pay.
     
  10. MatrixClaw

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    [quote author=SG dan link=topic=12298.msg161303#msg161303 date=1171428057]
    seems like such a waste too becasue I been posting here for more than a year and then some jerkwads who dont want anything to do with this place come and ruin it.
    [/quote]

    Yeah I know :cry: I'm sad now. Now I'll have to ask questions on Ultimate-Guitar and get told answers by little immature kids who have no idea what they're talking about, joy.
     
  11. EveryMn

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    ;D I know the feeling...
     
  12. curveball429

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    Did someone hack the site? Seems more like a server crash to me idk
     
  13. EveryMn

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    Yeah I saw that... I was like "right... moving on!" ???
     
  14. doveman

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    AOL is free accounts now ... changed a few months ago.
     
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    Lexie is gone! This is an outrage!
     
  16. Wags

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    Lex isn't gone........he's a Mod now!!!!
    With the official ETSG shiny bling bling on his chest!
     
  17. Lex Lurid

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    I hoped it was Nickel and said Sheriff.....seems it's Pot mettle and doesn't say Sheriff at all?

    Well there ya go!

    Pip Pip
    Lexie
     
  18. Jakke

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    isn't there any other, less drastic, solution??
    I only use gmail and hotmail, I hope I can find my old account, that should do it.
    None the less, this skcus*. (no offence to anyone)
     
  19. SG dan

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    ^^ahhh the million dollar question
     
  20. curveball429

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    This is really lame... All you should do is ban domains like .info and .biz thats where spambots are from
     

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